Record direct to computer in stereo without the need for multi-channel audio interface.
The MXL 990 USB Stereo Condenser Microphone has an extremely smooth, natural sound quality. Featuring twin 20 mm gold sputtered capsules this pressure-gradient stereo condenser microphone has a 20 Hz-20 kHz frequency response. The 990 USB also has a 3-position, switchable attenuation pad with settings for Hi (0 dB), Medium (-5 dB), and Lo (-10 dB), making it easy to configure the microphone to virtually any sound source. The digital section of the microphone features a 16-bit Delta Sigma A/D converter with sampling rates of 44.1 kHz and 48 kHz. A heavy-duty wire mesh grill with an integrated pop filter protects the instrument's capsule, and an LED activity light aids users in properly orienting the microphone toward the sound source.
Based upon the MXL 990--a top-selling studio condenser microphone--the MXL 990 USB Stereo Condenser Mic supports USB 1.1 and 2.0, and is a plug and play device for both Windows and Macintosh. It requires no special drivers and eliminates the need external mic preamps and mixers. Simply connect the microphone's USB cable to a computer's USB port.
The MXL 990 USB Stereo Condenser Microphone is ideal for location recording and is optimized for capturing a wide range of musical performances--both vocal and instrumental--with stunning realism and broad spatial imaging, thanks to its 90-degree X/Y stereo pick-up pattern. The MXL 990 USB Stereo Condenser Microphone also has a maximum SPL (Sound Pressure Level) rating of 137 dB--making it an excellent choice for capturing loud instruments such as trumpet, saxophone, or electric guitar.
The MXL 990 USB ships with a travel case, a mic stand adapter, a 10-foot USB cable, an owner's manual, and an applications guide.